Details for Site of Original Building, First Baptist Church (Atlas Number 5507013352)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013352


Marker Number 13352
Atlas Number 5507013352
Marker Title Site of Original Building, First Baptist Church
Index Entry First Baptist Church, Site of Original Building
Address 407 E. Travis
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 549625
UTM Northing 3255501
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; churches
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location SE corner of Travis and Jefferson
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Organized Jan. 20, 1861, by Missionary Pastor, the Rev. John H. Thurmond. A two-story, 40' x 60' church of white limestone built 1872 to 1877 was the first permanent home. The parsonage adjoined. Services held here until 1905, when church moved to site at 4th and Taylor. 1966